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letter drop

noun
1.
(in a door or partition) a slot through which letters can be pushed.
Origin of letter drop
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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  • He heard the postman's step in the hall and saw the envelopes begin to shuttle themselves through the slit of his letter-drop.

    McTeague Frank Norris

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